Coordinator-Registered Nurse Shift

  • Indiana University Health - Merged site
  • IU Health Bloomington Hospital Bloomington Indiana 47403 US
  • Jan 18, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

This position exists to provide on-site management and clinical support to staff for a designated shift and time frame. The incumbents responsibilities include: provides direction and assistance with problem-solving; ensure adequate staffing and material resources are available to support patient care; supports and facilitates operational activities such as bed management; problem solving patient, family and physician concerns; identifies and addresses staff education deficits; facilitates and monitors quality improvement activities of care delivery by the staff to ensure evidence based, positive outcomes of care; communicates policy and procedure changes to staff on the shift for which they are assigned responsibility; promotes, facilitates and supports Relationship Centered Care in a Healing Sanctuary Environment. QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
  • Requires current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Indiana.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
  • Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Requires that the RN has graduated from a nursing program accredited through the ACEN or CCNE.
  • Requires knowledge of policies, and procedures of Nursing and Patient Care Services.
  • Requires proficiency in patient assessment and advanced skills appropriate to the area of responsibilities.
  • Requires ability to work independently.
  • Requires ability to track and perform multiple tasks.
  • Requires ability to provide clinical reasoning decision-making and clinical thinking.
  • Requires ability to promote compassion and a therapeutic environment.
  • Requires ability to provide multiple forms of a communication (presence, touch, eye contact, etc.).
  • Requires ability to recognize and appreciate cultural diversity at many levels.
  • Requires ability to provide high level of patient confidentiality.
  • Requires ability to actively seek educational opportunities to improve clinical practice.
  • Requires ability to maintain quality-working relationship with peers.
  • Requires ability to react appropriately in any environment or situation.
  • Requires ability to seek out opportunities for professional development.
  • Requires ability to maintain a positive attitude and keep focused on possibilities at all times.
  • Requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires critical thinking skills.
  • Requires the employee to become certified within one year of taking the position.
  • Requires strong written and verbal communications skills at the staff, patient and family levels.